The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL 122 70 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.55% 17.54% 16.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.26% 55.12% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 41
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£325 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £249 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +11.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £14.49 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £19.10 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -21.05%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
282 127 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.82% 31.83% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 80 87
Average daily rate £350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 81 £325 +20.37% 35
Newport -4 19 £275 -29.03% 4
Bridgend -5 1 - - 2
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
Glamorgan - - - - 2
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 85 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 61 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (25.22%) XML
5 45 (19.57%) Finance
6 44 (19.13%) HTML
7 42 (18.26%) T-SQL
8 41 (17.83%) Microsoft
9 39 (16.96%) Java
9 39 (16.96%) Relational Database
10 35 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 35 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 35 (15.22%) ETL
11 34 (14.78%) Oracle
11 34 (14.78%) Windows
11 34 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (14.78%) Security Cleared
11 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (13.91%) Web Services
13 30 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (13.04%) Spring
14 27 (11.74%) TDD
14 27 (11.74%) C#
15 26 (11.30%) CSS
15 26 (11.30%) RDBMS
16 25 (10.87%) .NET
16 25 (10.87%) SC Cleared
17 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (9.57%) BDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.96%) SAS
2 13 (5.65%) FileNet
2 13 (5.65%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.22%) IIS
4 9 (3.91%) OpenROAD
5 7 (3.04%) Apache
5 7 (3.04%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.74%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.30%) CMS
7 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.87%) Lync
8 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.74%) MS Office
2 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.87%) SPSS
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.30%) Office 365
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) Firewall
2 3 (1.30%) Internet
2 3 (1.30%) DHCP
2 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.30%) VPN
2 3 (1.30%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) SAN
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.43%) 3G
4 1 (0.43%) 2G
4 1 (0.43%) AMQP
4 1 (0.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 59 (25.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (16.96%) Relational Database
4 35 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (11.30%) RDBMS
8 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (5.65%) Oracle Database
10 12 (5.22%) MySQL
11 9 (3.91%) Ingres
11 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (3.48%) Data Mining
12 8 (3.48%) DTS
12 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (3.48%) MS Access
13 6 (2.61%) Star Schema
13 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (6.52%) Subversion
1 15 (6.52%) Selenium
2 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (5.22%) JUnit
4 10 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.61%) Maven
7 4 (1.74%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.30%) Toad
8 3 (1.30%) Ant
9 2 (0.87%) NUnit
9 2 (0.87%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.87%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.43%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 45 (19.57%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Banking
3 14 (6.09%) Retail
4 4 (1.74%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.74%) Marketing
4 4 (1.74%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.74%) Back Office
4 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 110 (47.83%) Developer
2 63 (27.39%) Analyst
3 32 (13.91%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.43%) SQL Developer
5 17 (7.39%) MI Analyst
6 16 (6.96%) DBA
7 14 (6.09%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.65%) Data Analyst
8 13 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (4.78%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.48%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (3.04%) Database Specialist
12 7 (3.04%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.04%) Lead Business Analyst
13 6 (2.61%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.17%) Consultant
14 5 (2.17%) ETL Specialist
15 4 (1.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.22%) XML
2 44 (19.13%) HTML
3 32 (13.91%) Web Services
4 30 (13.04%) Spring
5 26 (11.30%) CSS
6 25 (10.87%) .NET
7 18 (7.83%) SOAP
8 16 (6.96%) XSLT
8 16 (6.96%) Hibernate
9 15 (6.52%) Ajax
9 15 (6.52%) jQuery
9 15 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 15 (6.52%) REST
10 14 (6.09%) J2EE
11 13 (5.65%) Struts
11 13 (5.65%) WCF
11 13 (5.65%) Java SE
11 13 (5.65%) CSS3
11 13 (5.65%) HTML5
11 13 (5.65%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 12 (5.22%) Replication
4 9 (3.91%) NHS
5 8 (3.48%) Credit Risk
6 7 (3.04%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.04%) Statistics
7 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.74%) Open Source
8 4 (1.74%) User Experience
8 4 (1.74%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Handset
10 1 (0.43%) GIS
10 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.78%) Windows
2 16 (6.96%) Linux
2 16 (6.96%) UNIX
3 13 (5.65%) AIX
4 10 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.22%) ETL
3 27 (11.74%) TDD
4 23 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (9.57%) BDD
6 16 (6.96%) UML
6 16 (6.96%) Scrum
6 16 (6.96%) MVC
6 16 (6.96%) Migration
7 14 (6.09%) Data Analysis
8 13 (5.65%) CRM
9 12 (5.22%) Data Migration
9 12 (5.22%) Change Data Capture
9 12 (5.22%) Analytics
10 11 (4.78%) RAD
10 11 (4.78%) SOA
11 9 (3.91%) Validation
11 9 (3.91%) OO
11 9 (3.91%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.26%) T-SQL
2 39 (16.96%) Java
3 35 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.74%) C#
5 17 (7.39%) VBA
6 15 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.22%) PHP
8 9 (3.91%) C++
8 9 (3.91%) VB
9 7 (3.04%) Perl
10 5 (2.17%) VC++
11 4 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.74%) Korn
12 3 (1.30%) VBScript
12 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.87%) Scala
13 2 (0.87%) Ruby
14 1 (0.43%) PHP5
14 1 (0.43%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 34 (14.78%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.04%) MCITP
5 4 (1.74%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.30%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) ISEB
7 2 (0.87%) MCTS
7 2 (0.87%) Degree
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (1.74%) Kibana
2 3 (1.30%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.30%) SCCM
2 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.87%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.78%) Oracle
3 15 (6.52%) IBM
4 11 (4.78%) Cognos
5 8 (3.48%) Red Gate
6 7 (3.04%) Teradata
6 7 (3.04%) Sage
7 6 (2.61%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.61%) VMware
8 4 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.74%) Citrix
9 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.30%) Remedy
10 2 (0.87%) McAfee
10 2 (0.87%) Aprimo
10 2 (0.87%) Informatica
10 2 (0.87%) HP
10 2 (0.87%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.43%) NetApp
11 1 (0.43%) Apple
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £300 - £315 per day all inclusive
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Caerphilly
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago